EIA: Exploration Drilling Program at Karama Block

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Statoil Indonesia Karama As (Statoil) and partner Pertamina plan to undertake an exploration drilling program of three deep-water exploration wells at Karama Block in the Makassar Strait, offshore West Sulawesi Province in 2011. The purpose of this project is to discover the oil or gas targets identified from interpretation of 3D seismic survey data.


EIA Study for Exploratory Drilling of Oil Exploration in the Block PEL of Kangra-Mandi, Himachal Pradesh

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Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) is a public sector petroleum company in India. It is a company contributing 77% of India's crude oil and 81 % natural gas production. It is the highest profit-making corporation in India. In order to meet the increasing demand of petroleum product, ONGC has proposed to drill one exploratory well in the Kangra-Mandi block near village Tihari under Khundia Tehsil, Dist. Kangra (Himachal Madhya Pradesh) for exploration of hydrocarbon under PEL policy.


Australia: Greens wary of oil and gas search plan

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Oct 16 2012

The Greens want the Federal Government to impose stricter environmental safeguards before an exploration company is given approval for an oil and gas search between Eyre Peninsula and Kangaroo Island.

Bight Petroleum has lodged an application to look for drilling sites in a 3,000-square-kilometre area off the South Australian coast.

The company already has exploration permits for the area and is hoping to begin seismic surveys early next year.

Greens Senator Penny Wright says a detailed environmental impact assessment should be done before any activity begins.

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